Thinking Highways Articles
Safer Driving, Smoother Flowing Traffic

A British automatic incident detection solution has been chosen for a four-year Framework contract by Sweden’s Trafikverket. Vibeke Ulmann spoke to Dr Stephen Clark, Navtech’s Technical Director, about ClearWay’s emergence...

Digital watch

More than 150 cameras in Marseille’s Prado tunnels are providing a total traffic monitoring solution for all types of incidents, as Kristof Maddelein explains. Marseille is the second-most populated city...

Theory of evolution

How does a National Traffic Management System in Sweden deal with life-threatening incidents on its region’s roads? Trevor Platt has the details. The National Traffic management System delivers an integrated...

Spectacular Finnish

ERTICO's Carla Coppola presents an ITS Helsinki preview from the exhibitors' side. The 10th ITS European Congress is on its way with most of the over 3,000 sq m area...

Playing from the back

Why the back office route to the smart city is best, by Phil Silver. As the “smart city” concept gains currency, there is an increasing realization that a vital component...

A Virtuous Cycle

Susan M. Grant-Muller and Ayelet Gal-Tzur discuss the role of social media in the service of transport authorities where quantity is the basis for quality. The use of social media by...

Smarter Cities = Safer Cities

Andrea Sorri on how the intelligent use of intelligent technology can transform a city into a safe place to be. Cities face many challenges today. With modern video surveillance technologies...

A moving story

Mi Muovo Elettrico (I Am e-Moving) is Emilia-Romagna’s innovative strategy for electromobility. Tommaso Simeoni discovers that it’s more than just a case of adding charging points. Mi Muovo Elettrico is...

The future is electric

Rotterdam has embarked on a new phase of electromobility as Lutske Lindeman and Arjan Orange, two of the project’s main protagonists, explain to Ivo Verhoef. Electric transport plays a prominent...

Electric avenue

Denis Naberezhnyky and Ben Godfrey discuss the integration of electric buses with the electricity distribution network. A Thinking City can mean different things to different people. A Thinking City could...

The living street

What if today you could see what your street will look like in 2050? Daniela Stoycheva takes a peek into the future. In 2012, a group of 25 volunteer ‘front...